Folding Machines

Encore are UK distributors for a full range of folding machines and equipment from Mathias Bauerle, Guk, Bacciottini, and Shoei.

Mathias Bauerle is an innovative manufacturer of automated folding & inserting systems. Established in 1863 they have been involved in the development and production of machines for print finishing for more than 60 years. Its many trendsetting inventions and patents have had an enormous impact on automated folding and inserting systems as well as finishing system solutions. These solutions can produce anything from a pharmaceutically folded leaflet to an envelope inserted with personalised promotional products.

GUK is a specialist finishing manufacturer producing complex high capacity folding machines, developed for the highest quality products used extensively within the printing, pharmaceutical, and packaging sectors. The range consists of 14 main construction lines combining to give a portfolio of more than 100 variations to produce anything from a 10mm folded pharmaceutical leaflet to a digitally printed Newspaper.

Bacciottini (Pitstop) group based in Prato near Florence in Italy is one of the world-leading manufacturers of high-quality automated platen style creasing, perforating, folding, and cutting systems. The pitstop range can easily produce anything from a creased & folded menu up to 450 gsm to a folded wire punched calendar or Photobook.

Shoei Machinery from Japan is a specialised folding & finishing machine manufacturer supplying cutting edge equipment for the manufacture of anything from a pharmaceutically folded leaflet to a glued or stitched booklet.

  • Specialist designers and manufacturers of high quality folding machines
  • The Bacciottini Group are synonymous with reliability
  • Well known for their technological innovation & high quality machines
  • An innovative manufacturer of folding machines
  • Specialist developers of post-press paper handling machines
  • Focused on automated folding & inserting machines
  • Simple operation, short set-up times, less waste & modular designs
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  • Pharmaceutical folding machines up to 24 pockets
  • Mailing systems
  • Outsert lines
  • specialiased finishing solutions
  • High tech manufacture
  • As the Shoei Sole Dealer for the UK & Ireland we carry a range of spare parts for all machines